Seminars and Research
Departmental Seminar Series 2012-2013
The seminar series are supported by the generosity of Vanderbilt alumni K. Terry Dornbush (BA ’55), Joe L. Roby (BA ’61), and Douglas Grey (BE ’83)
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 (Micro)
Myrna Wooders, Vanderbilt University
"On conformity, correlated equilibrium and the role of strategic similarity"
Monday, February 25, 2013 (Micro)
Titus Galama, RAND Corporation
"Joint Investment in Human Capital, Health and Longevity: A Theory of Education and Health"
Monday, March 11, 2013 (Macro)
Kaiji Chen, Emory University
"Lending Efficiency Shocks"
Monday, March 18, 2013 (Macro)
Kunio Tsuyuhara, University of Calgary
"Dynamic Contracts with Worker Mobility via Directed On-the-Job Search"
Monday, March 25, 2013 (Macro)
Guido Menzio, University of Pennsylvania
"Shopping Externalities and Self-Fulfilling Unemployment Fluctuations"
Monday, April 1, 2013 (Micro)
Erdal Tekin, Georgia State University
"Air Pollution and Infant Mortality: Evidence from the Expansion of Natural Gas Infrastructure"
Monday, April 8, 2013
Gregory Huffman, Vanderbilt University
“The Impact of Government Debt and Taxation on Endogenous Growth in the Presence of a Debt Trigger”
Monday, April 15, 2013 (Macro)
Toshihiko Mukoyama, University of Virginia
Monday, April 22, 2013 (Micro)
John Ledyard, California Institute of Technology
"Price Formation In Continuous Double Auctions; With Implications For Finance"
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 (Macro) in Calhoun Hall, room 423
Manachaya Uruyos, Chulalongkorn University
"Entrance Examination, Private Tutoring, and Economic Growth"
Monday, April 29, 2013 (Micro) in Calhoun Hall, room 320
Federico Gutierrez, Vanderbilt University
"Long-Term Consequences of Early Life Health Shocks: Evidence from the 1980s Peruvian Crisis"
Monday, August 27, 2012 (Macro)
R. Anton Braun, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
"Some Unpleasant Properties of Log-Linearized Solutions When the Nominal Rate Is Zero"
Monday, September 3, 2012 (Micro)
Michael Hoy, University of Guelph
"Managing Genetic Tests, Surveillance, and Preventive Medicine Under a Public Health Insurance System"
Monday, October 15, 2012 (Macro)
Jianjun Miao, Boston University
"A Bayesian DSGE Model of Stock Market Bubbles and Business Cycles"
Monday, October 22, 2012 (Macro)
Aubhik Khan, Ohio State University
"Credit Shocks and Aggregate Fluctuations in an Economy with Production Heterogeneity"
Monday, October 29, 2012 (Micro)
Roger Lagunoff, Georgetown University
"Do Actions Speak Louder Than Words? Disclosure and Auditing in Organizations"
Monday, November 26, 2012 (Micro)
Simon Wilkie, California Institute of Technology
"A Theoretical Analysis of the Impact of Local Media Market Structure on the Range of Viewpoints Supplied"
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 (Micro)
Soo Hong Chew, National University of Singapore
Monday, December 3, 2012 (Macro)
Matthew Shapiro, University of Michigan
Monday, December 10, 2012 (Micro)
Gautam Gowrisankaran, University of Arizona
"Mergers When Prices Are Negotiated: Evidence from the Hospital Industry"